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It's Only Make Believe

3.82  ·  Rating details ·  38 ratings  ·  9 reviews
Dyer’s whole life is nothing but a game of play pretend. When he attempts to drag Derrick into his make-believe world, it tips on its axis. Suddenly Dyer doesn’t want to play anymore.

Dyer Cambell could escape all his troubles with a starring role in a new gay dramedy. At least he thinks so. Unfortunately, the producers want to cast true to script actors. Simple enough, Dye
ebook, 34 pages
Published December 13th 2013 by Havan Fellows
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Serena Yates
Jan 10, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: gay
Make-believe, pretending to be someone you are not, is a dangerous thing. And not only for the people who are being "conned", but also for the person doing the pretending. As this story shows, the truth will eventually come out. 'It's Only Make Believe' is a short story that packs quite a punch. Dryer goes from just wanting an acting job, to desperate measures so he can "pretend to be gay", to finding out what has been buried under years of self-denial. A truth he hasn’t been ready to accept – u ...more
Jan 24, 2014 rated it really liked it
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When we are little, we are encouraged to pretend, often “it’s only make believe” is the explanation we hear about movies and stories when we are still too young to process. But, when you are an adult, that make-believe has consequences: your entire life can be turned upside down because of one moment of fancy.

Havan Fellows explores the relationship dynamic when a man is sorting through fact or fiction, and finding acceptance and happiness as a result. Although this is a short story, the author
Cathy Brockman
Jan 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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Dyer wants a part in a show badly. He is talented enough but thy want to hire someone who is actually gay for the part. Since Dyer has lived his life in make believe he comes up with a plan enlisting his best friends brother Derrick to be his pretend boyfriend.
Wow! Where to begin? Dyer is a fun character. Derrick? He is hot and sexy and boy is he full of surprises. I loved this story, but it will be hard to review without spoilers, forgiv
Jan 14, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This book ended up being better than I expected it to after the first few pages. At first, Dyer seemed like a douche. He was overly critical of gay men and kept making stupid, ignorant comments about gay men in general. I was very close to giving up, but once his background was revealed (view spoiler) I started to understand him and like him a little more. I do wish that the "make believe" would have lasted a little longer, bu ...more
Dianne Hartsock
Jan 19, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Oh my, where to start? I love these men! Sexy and seductive. I'm scared half the time that Dyer is lying... And Derrick is simply delicious. This is a fun, feel good and satisfying read. I'm keeping my fingers crossed for a sequel! ...more
Nov 29, 2014 rated it really liked it
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Fun short story where Dyer has to act as if he's gay (which he is but no-one knows that!), and his co-actor turns out to be Derrick, his best friend's younger brother (who is). Great read! ...more
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Feb 04, 2014 rated it really liked it
Fun short story. I really wish it was a full novel, but the short is pretty good. I'll have to check out more from this author. ...more
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